Eiko Shimamiya

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Eiko Shimamiya
島みやえい子
Birth name 島宮えい子
Born April 20
Origin Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan
Genres J-pop, Trance, Techno, New Age
Occupations Singer, Songwriter
Years active 1998 – present
Labels Geneon Universal Entertainment
Associated acts
  • I've Sound
  • Love Planet Five
  • Healing Leaf
  • I've Special Unit
Website www.eiko-shimamiya.com

Eiko Shimamiya (島みやえい子 Shimamiya Eiko?, born April 20 in Sapporo, Japan), also called EIKO or PEKO, is a female J-pop singer and a former member of the production group I've Sound. She is best known for singing the opening themes of the anime series Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. Eiko also handles a school called Shimamiya Size (S-size) in Sapporo.[1] Some of her former students include I've Sound singers Mami Kawada, Kotoko and Kaori Utatsuki.[2] She announced on May 10, 2010 via Twitter that she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.[3] Her "Perfect World Live Tour", which was scheduled to begin in June, was subsequently canceled.[4] She made an announcement of her full recovery from cancer on January 28, 2011.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Solo albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks
Daily Weekly
2001 Hologram
2002 VANILLA
2003 Ozone
2005 ULYSSES 87
Endless Loop 95
2006 O 35
2008 Hikari Nadeshiko 14 27
2010 Perfect World 94
2011 E.P.S -Eiko PRIMARY SELECTION- 84
2013 5TEARS Vol. 3 ~Sweet Dragon~

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Information Oricon chart peaks
Daily Weekly
1999 I've Girls Compilation Vol. 1 - Regret
2000 I've Girls Compilation Vol. 2 - Verge
2001 C-LICK
2002 I've Girls Compilation Vol. 3 - Disintegration
Dirty Gift
2003 I've Girls Compilation Vol. 4 - Lament 203
I've Girls Compilation Vol. 5 - Out Flow 203
2004 Mixed Up
2005 I've Girls Compilation Vol. 6 - Collective 212
2007 Short Circuit II 25
I've Mania Tracks Vol.I
2008 Master Groove Circle 35
The Front Line Covers
2009 I've Mania Tracks Vol.II
Master Groove Circle 2 33 178
2010 I've Girls Compilation Vol. 7 - EXTRACT 275
I've Mania Tracks Vol.III
2011 TRIBAL LINK-L 208
TRIBAL LINK-R 206
5TEARS
2012 G.C. Best -I've Girls Compilation Best- 157
Omaira Best -Short Circuit Best- 258
5TEARS Vol. 2
2014 exchange

Singles[edit]

Year Title Oricon chart peaks Album
Daily Weekly
2000 "Takino no Mori"
2003 "Aoi Kajitsu Hikari Nadeshiko
"Atashi wa Melon"
2004 "Yume no Rosen/Anata wo Nosete"
2006 "Higurashi no Naku Koro ni" 18 O
2007 "Naraku no Hana" 12 Hikari Nadeshiko
2008 "Wheel of Fortune (Unmei no Wa)" 13 23 E.P.S -Eiko PRIMARY SELECTION-
2009 "Chikai" 19 39 Perfect World
"Super Scription of Data" 21 35
"Paranoia" 185
2012 "Onkalo"
"Yellow"
2013 "JAIKO"

Other songs[edit]

Solo works[edit]

Year Title Album Track
1998 "Aoao to (あおあおと?)"
1999 "Shiawase na Yoru (しあわせな夜?)"
2003 "Aa Seishun (あぁ青春?)"
2004 "Michibikareshi Tamashii no Keifu (導かれし魂の系譜?)" Maboroshi Rin no Hime Shougun II Sound Collection #01
"ADSR" Silent Half Tokuten Ongaku CD #05
2005 "Warawanai Musume (笑わない娘?)" Doll ~ Utahime Vol. 5 -Hibiki- #01
"Sad Vibration" #10
"Tsutaeyuku Uta (伝えゆく唄?)"
2007 "Inochi no Uta (いのちのうた?)"
"The Christmas Song" Eiko Shimamiya Acoustic Nite 2007 #10
2008 "In myself"
2011 "Karma no Inori (業の祈り?)"

I've Sound works[edit]

Year Title Album Track
2000 "Komoriuta (子守唄?)" Shin Ruri Iro no Yuki ~Furimukeba Tonari ni~ Shokai Tokuten CD #02
"Dreamer -Remix-" Senpai Meekaa Tsuuhan Tokuten CD
"Fuyuzora no Kiseki (冬空の軌跡?)" Snow Drop Doukori CD
"PREY" Nightmare 4.1
"Sacred Words" Sense Off OST #01
"Tooryanse (とおりゃんせ?)" Tooryanse Sofmap Tokuten CD
"Tooryanse -Remix-" A Compilation Album of PC-Game Musics #07
2002 "Sora wo Mau Tsubasa (空を舞う翼?)" Blue-Sky-Blue Dreamcast Banshokai Tokuten CD
"Pirouette" ONE and ONLY
2005 "Amazing Grace" Eiko Shimamiya LIVE 2005 "ULYSSES" Live Pamphlet
2006 "Cover Link" Rensa Byoutou Shokai Tokuten CD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mitsuno Music School vocal class page". Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "I’ve Data File 04: Eiko Shimamiya". Wordpress.com. Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Shimamiya, Eiko. "Eiko Shimamiya's official Twitter account". Twitter.com. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Perfect World webpage". I've Sound. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 

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